Current Investment Team
Tramway Venture Partners
Waneta’s interests and career are focused at the intersection between technology and health care. An entrepreneur and experienced executive, she brings Tramway an innovative spirit, grounded in practical understanding of health care. She holds a PhD and an MBA, has started six companies and has Board of Director experience in companies covering a wide range from start-ups to a publicly traded pharmaceutical company to one of the nation’s largest health insurers.
Cottonwood Technology Fund
Founder and Managing Director of Cottonwood Technology Fund I, II and Euro Fund, current IRR for Fund I on realized mark-ups – 50% + ; current value of Fund I already up 450%; anticipated cash-on-cash 6X +; better than prior Southeast results. Founded and former Managing Director of Southeast Interactive, the first and largest information technology-focused fund based in the Southeast. Raised three funds totaling over $175 million. Directly involved in fund raising and exit transaction events totaling in excess of $1 billion in enterprise value across the portfolio and generated cash on cash returns on directed investments of almost 4X. Dave has extensive experience working with the National Labs and research universities in the Southwestern US, as well as nationally at the leadership and research-heads levels. Dave holds a MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Sun Mountain Capital
Sally is a Co-Founder and Partner at Sun Mountain Capital. Sally has extensive experience in evaluating investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, structuring transactions and raising equity and debt capital in both the public and private markets. She has worked in investment banking at Dean Witter Reynolds, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse. Prior to co-founding Sun Mountain Capital, Ms. Corning worked for 13 years in Credit Suisse’s Private Placement Group, where she led the evaluation of numerous companies and fund sponsors and structured, marketed and executed over 40 private transactions. Sally has an MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a BSBA in Finance from Georgetown University. Sally is a Board Member of Sun Mountain portfolio companies xF Technologies, BayoTech, and Risk Sense, Inc. Past investments include nanoMR (acquired by DNAe).